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10 ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems

When Wi-Fi slows down, so does our entire life. Our email and browsers stop loading. Our streaming movies freeze. Alexa stops responding. Our phones revert to data plans. Everything buffers at the same time, ruining the momentum of your routine.<p>There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing …

Wi-Fi

Your home internet isn’t as fast (or as cheap) as it should be – here’s how to fix it

You might not be aware of this, but the data speeds you get at home are nowhere near as fast as they should be. You might also not be aware that …

Wi-Fi

This popular Nighthawk model just overtook Google Wifi as Amazon’s best-selling router

The Google Wifi mesh wireless system has been at the top of Amazon’s best-selling routers list for, well, for as long as we can remember. It’s not …

Wi-Fi

10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Whether you received a new iPhone over the holidays as a gift or treated yourself to one, chances are you’re not using your smartphone to its fullest.<p>After all, with many hundreds of embedded features, not to mention a new operating system (iOS 11), no doubt there are some things you had no idea …

Apps

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.<p>I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along …

Apps

Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast

The e-commerce powerhouse adds five Apple TV and Chromecast devices to its online store, offering an olive branch to both Google and Apple.<p>Amazon said Thursday that it will again be selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices, two video-streaming gadgets the e-commerce giant removed from its …

Smart TV

This Is the Best Sous Vide Machine We've Ever Used

And it's the perfect gift for the kitchen explorer in your life.<p>I’ve been sous videing everything lately. That’s not an exaggeration. Everything. Pork belly. Chicken breast. Beef short ribs. Salmon fillets. It’s all good. And I’m using the best sous vide machine in the game (so far), the Chefsteps …

Sous

Baked Honey Cilantro Lime Salmon in Foil

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line and grease a large baking sheet with foil. Lay salmon on foil and season with salt and pepper on both …

The Basics: What You Need to Know About Camera Lenses

So, you're new to photography and are quickly discovering that there's a lot more to this than simply holding the camera to your eye and pressing a …

Cameras

Swiss potato pancakes are all about that flip

Potato pancakes can fry the cook to a frazzle. Too floppy, too flat, too forlorn. These frustrations can be fixed with proper technique — from correct temperature to correct temperament. Or the cook can book a vacation.<p>Rosti, national pancake of Switzerland, packs up such troubles. It’s one big fat …

Apple Still Offering Free Delayed Battery Repairs for Some 2012 and Early 2013 MacBook Pros

If you own a 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display released in Mid 2012 or Early 2013, and your notebook qualifies for battery service, the repair should be free if you are willing to wait for around one month.<p>Apple has advised Genius Bar employees and Apple Authorized Service Providers to offer …

Penske announces sportscar return with Acura Daytona Prototype

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Penske will return to sportscar racing in 2018 with Acura's new Daytona Prototype …

Motorsport

18 Dipping Sauces for Grilled Meats and Veggies

We've got plenty of grilling season left, but by this point in the summer I wouldn't blame you for being in a little bit of a culinary rut. Even the best grilled meats and vegetables are going to get boring if you eat them over and over again. One of the easiest ways to breathe new life into …

Spiralizer Beginner's Guide: 10 Vegetables to Spiralize

Spiralizer Beginner’s Guide: 10 Vegetables to Spiralize<p><b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — July 5, 2017<p>The <b>spiralizer</b> is one of my favorite kitchen …

Healthy Eating

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Hidden tax savings for homeowner heirs

My friend, William, is the executor of his father's estate. His father, Jack, passed away two months ago. Jack was a hoarder. He loved the thrill of getting a deal on things. He once bought a year's supply of oatmeal because it was on sale. He also bought big-ticket items when he found a great …

Retirement

Grilled Carrots Recipe

<i>Grilled carrots. They’re gonna revolutionize your weeknight side dish situation. Seriously. They’re a backyard grilling game-changer.</i> Adapted from …

Carrots

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

Guacamole recipe: Chipotle finally shares their secrets

Guac and roll<p>While the summer sunshine’s been a little spotty recently, once it really gets going you’ll want to up your picnic basket arsenal. We’re …

Cooking

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

4 Little Genius Tricks to Make All Your Shrimp Dinners Better

I've been on a quest to make my shrimp dinners fall more consistently under the juicy, perky, mega-delicious banner instead of the sometimes dry or curiously mushy one. Shrimp are precious, and not cheap—they should be great every dang time.<p>All roads led back, as they often do, to J. Kenji …

31 Crowd-Pleasing Summer Appetizers

Every party must be equipped with plenty of appetizers, and it's always better to have a variety of options, from dips to cheese to stuff on a skewer. This collection of recipes has a little bit of everything so you can appeal to all tastes. Cheers to a happy (and full) bunch of guests!

Sides Can Be Stars, Too: 16 Grilled Vegetable Recipes for Memorial Day

Burgers, steaks, and chicken are all well and good, but it's probably not a great idea to just serve meat on Memorial Day; throwing some veggies into the mix will round out the meal and keep things a little healthier. And even if meat is your focus, the vegetables shouldn't be an afterthought. …

Cooking

Switch Up Your Breakfast Game With These 9 Avocado Toast Recipes

Can I just put avocado on everything?<p><b>BLTA</b><p>Bread, toasted<p>½ avocado, mashed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>½ tomato, sliced<p>Romaine lettuce, shredded<p>2 bacon strips, crumbled<p><b>Spicy Fried Egg</b><p>Bread, toasted<p>½ avocado, mashed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 egg, fried or to preference<p>Sriracha<p><b>Caprese</b><p>Bread, …

Breakfast

Slice Potatoes And Put Them In A Muffin Pan. They’ll Come Out Of The Oven Family Favorite!

Even though many of us do have muffin tins at home, only a few find some innovative ways to use them. However, they can soon become very useful, if …

Cloud eggs are taking the Internet by storm

A new way of preparing eggs is taking the internet by storm.<p>Cloud eggs are the latest food craze — and they’re putting boring old poached, fried and scrambled into the shade.<p>This artistic breakfast fad involves a fluffy, cloud-like egg white, with the yolk served in the middle.<p>The dish has also …

Breakfast

Exif is a clever tool that stops people from stealing your photos

(No, not that EXIF)<p>Image piracy has always been a major problem on the web. But a smart new tool called Exif — no, not <i>that</i> EXIF, which stands for Exchangeable Image File and refers to the data that gets embedded into an image — aims to solve it by borrowing the sharing behavior popularized by video …

Tutorials

Which LED floodlight should you hang overhead?

You've got plenty of new LED options in the lighting aisle -- here's how to pick the right one.<p>Plenty of homes keep things lit using overhead floodlights in recessed lighting setups. BR30-shaped bulbs like those are ideal for overhead lighting because they cast all of their light downwards, thanks …

Home Automation

Weight Gain and Aging: An explanation and solution

First we grow longer. Then we grow wider. People assume that weight gain is just another unavoidable insult in the aging process. They’re wrong.<p>Such thinking characterizes many of our notions about “normal” aging. Other casualties in this category include your bone, balance, muscle and marbles. …

Wellness